Name: Aldo Hernandez Jr
Car: 2008 Volkswagen R32
I’ve always been into cars since I was like 10. I went for my drivers license when I was 18 and bought my first car 2 weeks later, a 2010 Vw jetta. Started going to local meets and started street racing, so I began buying performance parts for my car, but it still wasn’t fast enough. So decided to sell it and bought a VW R32 and put a 70 shot of nitrous and ended up making the car into a race car. I also removed the rear seats and other interior parts for weight reduction. Then started doing performance upgrades 100 shot nitrous, intake, exhaust, etc. But it’s still not fast enough so I’m going to turbo it next.
Wheels: Enkei rpf1 18×9 35 offset, Toyo tires proxes 1 245/45r18 100
Suspension: St xta coilovers
Exterior parts: Fifteen52 fender flares, R20 style taillights, Apr performance carbon fiber canards, Osir carbon fiber grill/front lip/spoiler, Ecs tuning tow hooks
Interior parts: P3 guage, Autopower roll bar, Rennline rs door pulls, Cipher auto racing seats, Nitrous bottle
Tuning parts: Afe stage 2 intake, United motorsports engine/dsg/haldex tune, Custom 3″ exhaust, 100 shot of nitrous, ST xta coilovers, Ecs tuning front/rear 2 piece rotors, Vf engineering performance drive train mount kit
What was your first modification?: 70 shot of nitrous
What was your latest modification?: Custom 3″ exhaust
Do you have anymore plans for this car? If so, what?: I’m going to build the motor and turbo the car.
If you could change anything on your car, what would it be, and why?: Make it faster – put a turbo because nitrous is not enough.
Previously owned cars?: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta.
What car would you like to buy next?: 2016 Volkswagen golf r.
John’s Verdict: Firstly, amazing photos! Secondly, amazing car! This is probably the most aggressive looking R32 that I’ve seen. Gotta love the custom exhaust work and paintjob.
Follow Aldo’s build on Instagram @mkvr32nos
Photos by: @lfphotographyy